This spring, in the hand-building and sculpture class I took at the local community college, I made a bust. I tried to shape the face to look like me, and don't think I was very successful, but I still love how she turned out! Here are pics of the process and final sculpture. This is [...]
This weekend I'm participating in two sales: First is the bi-annual Madison Gallery Night, this Friday, May 3 from 5-9pm. This time, I'll be selling my wares with other ceramic artists at Madison College, 2125 Commercial Avenue. There will also be items for sale from the Jewelry Art Metal students, plus free tours of the [...]
I'm in the process of making about half a dozen hanging planters. I thought this would be a great way to combine two of my favorite things: clay and plants! Above are two process shots: when I first threw the pots on the wheel, and just after I trimmed them and punched out three holes [...]
The female head planter I wrote about last month is out of the glaze kiln and she turned out beautifully! View from the top. The coppery glaze has a beautiful iridescent color that I couldn't capture in the photo. Here's her very first hair style:) She looks good with short, spiky hair, too. She looks [...]
I'm in the process of creating a large garden planter in the shape of a female head. I've seen several created by other makers, and thought one of these would look great in my garden! I started off by throwing two cylinder shapes on the wheel. The taller pot on the left has no bottom [...]
The vases I started a few months ago are all finally out of the kiln. If you'd like to read about how these vases were made, take a look at this post. Below are photos of the finished vases, which I'm delighted with. They're all available for purchase here.
Here's a group of round vases I recently finished. A few of these vases are currently available on my Etsy site. I love the way they turned out, and intend to make more!